05:24 PM
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GOVERNMENT

Venezuelan gov't to send 20 physicians to Africa

"The group of Venezuelan physicians has volunteered to join the supporting contingent against ebola in Africa," said the Venezuelan president

05:03 PM
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS

President Maduro orders to review Venezuela-Spain relations

Venezuela rejected the stance of Spanish President Rajoy in a (...)
According to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, Spanish President, Mariano Rajoy, supports violence and radical right-wing groups in Venezuela
04:01 PM
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PRICES

Maduro announces application of retail selling price

The announcement was made on Friday (Handout photo)
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced a new reform of the Law on Fair Prices via the Enabling Law. The move seeks to designate smuggling as a punishable offense just as drug trafficking, that is, involving a sentence of 10-14 years of imprisonment and confiscation of goods and assets
03:38 PM
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GOVERNMENT

Carmen Meléndez is the new Minister of the Interior and Justice

President Maduro made the announcement at a government event in (...)
The Venezuelan President, Nicolás Maduro, also designated Major General Vladimir Padrino López as the incoming Minister of Defense
01:47 PM
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OIL

Venezuelan oil basket price down to USD 75.90 per barrel

The Venezuelan oil basket stands at USD 94.15 per barrel in 2014 (...)
The Ministry of Petroleum and Mining informed
12:10 PM
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IMPORTS

Twenty-eight ships at anchor at Puerto Cabello seaport

A vessel with fertilizers for state-owned Venezuelan Petrochemical (...)
Most imports in Venezuela are conducted by the State
10:46 AM
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INVESTMENT

ECLAC reports 54%-decline in foreign direct investment in Venezuela

Conversely, Venezuela's outward direct investment climbed by (...)
FDI in Venezuela in January-June this year totaled USD 1.76 billion
10:33 AM
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DEBT

Finance ministry estimates debt of the central gov't at USD 127.8 billion

Foreign debt hit USD 44.4 billion (File photo)
Indebtedness has soared 21% in 12 months
10:17 AM
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ECOMONY

Special system to sell Venezuelan products in Colombia to be set up

Venezuelan products will be sold at an international price agreed by (...)
As for the issue of gasoline smuggling in the Colombia-Venezuela border, Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro noted that agreements were concluded to sell Venezuelan fuel legally in Colombia